Welcome! You must have seen our feature in the Cambridgeshire Cookbook: Second Helpings, or maybe you just got lost wandering around our site… either way, we hope you will like the cocktail recipe from the book and these accompanying recipes, all by our very own Aoife Maxwell. To make infused spirits: Half fill a sterilised Kilner jar or bottle with fruit…… Continue reading Introducing the Belle Sour
Secretary’s Report – by Alice Hehir Cambridge Blue Belles WI have had another great year with a wide ranging series of activities and talks as well as many events taking place outside the regular meetings. Although the membership has remained full at 48 members, sadly we said goodbye to some of the founding members in…… Continue reading Looking back at 2017/18…
Here is a sneak peak of the amazing stall holders that will exhibit at our craft fair this year. In the next few weeks we’ll show you more about them, so head over to our event Facebook page and check them out. The Blue Belles Cake Stall Bumbles Bures WI, Suffolk West Kaitlin Bradley Cam…… Continue reading The stars of this year’s craft fair!
Oh my, you won’t believe the amazing stall applications we’ve received for our 4th Annual Craft Fair on December 9th. We went straight into the super-busy-preparing-stuff-phase and can’t wait to share all news about exciting arts and crafts bits with you. Stay tuned, more updates very soon!
We’re very excited to announce that the application process for this years Craft Fair (9th December) is now open! Please go to this site to find everything you need to know. Application deadline is 20th September. Looking forward to your messages!
Hello, hello, hello! After a brief summery break, the blog is back! Blue Belles didn’t have a meeting in July, instead there was a party – cocktail making, canapes, party dresses, and lots of laughs! For the August meeting we asked Lina Orsino-Allen, from photographic dynamic duo Lina & Tom, to come and talk to…… Continue reading August meeting – Through the lens
We are absolutely OVERJOYED with pride that this month’s WI Life magazine features the story of our fabulous member, Kelly, and her ongoing battle with bird phobia. After courageously setting up a blog, Cam Bird Bites, Kelly was approached by a TV Production to appear in Sky 1’s Fright Club! After weeks of grueling exposure…… Continue reading Blue Belle Plucking Up Courage to Beat Bird Phobia!
The Khidmat sisters are a local musilm women’s collective that came together to provide support for isolated and vulnerable women in their Cambridgeshire. Whether that be acting as an open ear, helping to care for someone unable to communicate due to cultural barriers or to organise social events (crochet club included!), the Khidmat sisters introduced themselves…… Continue reading Khidmat Sisters – Sisterhood for Cambridgeshire’s Muslim Community
Run out of the Cambridge Women’s Resource Centre, the Dawn Project provides support for women who were once a part of the criminal justice system. Users of their services gain essential emotional support and fellowship amongst their group, too, to help with their journey back into become productive members of the local community. We are committed to…… Continue reading The Dawn Project
One of our long time members, Abigail, works at one of the most fantastic charities in Cambridgeshire, Rowan Trust.Rowan is a ‘Cambridge based charity and arts centre that brings artists and learning-disabled people together in the production of fine artwork and crafts; while providing opportunities for self-expression and creative exploration.’Abi recently hosted a station at…… Continue reading Rowan Trust – Helping People to Express Themselves & Gain Experience for the Better!